Array Leo HOFFMANN-AXTHELM
Research and advocacy coordinator - Eurozone, Transparency International; Brussels representative, ICAN - International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Brussels
Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm is the EU and NATO representative of ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. Before moving to Brussels, Leo founded ICAN’s German chapter in 2013, where he is on the board. Since 2015, Leo manages the Eurozone programme of Transparency International EU in Brussels, after two years working for the European Commission. Before getting involved with ICAN, he was the Disarmament-Attaché of the Pacific Island Republic of Nauru at the United Nations in New York. Leo grew up between Venice and Berlin, and studied international relations, political economy, and anthropology in Berlin, Dresden, Buenos Aires, and Bruges.